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Thread #57070   Message #4013258
Posted By: Lighter
12-Oct-19 - 02:26 PM
Thread Name: Edward Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland
Subject: RE: Edward Bunting - The Ancient Music of Ireland
>when transcribing tunes he 'corrected' them according to Classical music rules.

So did he alter the tunes or just the key signatures? The latter could be "recorrected" with incidentals, no?

A fair number of O'Neill's tunes also appear with key signatures that sound unmusical without modification.